Princeton University Library Catalog

Child development and social policy : knowledge for action / edited by J. Lawrence Aber ... [et al.].

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, c2007.
Εdition:
1st ed.
Description:
xvii, 311 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Series:
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents:
1. Child development research and public policy : triumphs and setbacks on the way to maturity / Deborah A. Phillips and Sally J. Styfco -- 2. Policy looking to research / Olivia Golden -- 3. Bridging the gap between research and child policy change : the role of strategic communications in policy advocacy / Janice Gruendel and J. Lawrence Aber -- 4. Data for a democracy : the evolving role of evaluation in policy and program development / Kathleen McCartney and Heather B. Weiss -- 5. Forty years of research knowledge and use : from Head Start to early Head Start and beyond / John M. Love, Rachel Chazan-Cohen and Helen Raikes -- 6. Beyond baby steps : promoting the growth and development of U.S. child-care policy / Susan Muenchow and Katherine W. Marsland -- 7. From visions to systems of universal prekindergarten / W. Steven Barnett, Kirsty C. Brown, Matia Finn-Stevenson and Christopher Henrich -- 8. Strategies to ensure that no child starts from behind / Deborah Stipek and Kenji Hakuta -- 9. Poverty and child development : new perspectives on a defining issue / J. Lawrence Aber, Stephanie M. Jones and C. Cybele Raver -- 10. Intervention and policy implications of research on neurobiological functioning in maltreated children / Dante Cicchetti -- 11. The sexually mature teen as a whole person : new directions in prevention and intervention for teen pregnancy and parenthood / Joseph P. Allen, Victoria Seitz and Nancy H. Apfel -- 12. Children in foster care / Ellen E. Pinderhughes, Brenda Jones Harden and Amanda E. Guyer -- 13. Parent education : lessons inspired by Head Start / LaRue Allen, Anita Sethi, Sheila Smith and Jennifer Astuto -- 14. Mental health : a neglected partner in the healthy development of young children / Kathryn Taaffe McLearn, Jane Knitzer and Alice S. Carter -- 15. Family support : a force for change / Sharon Lynn Kagan and Bernice Weissbourd -- 16. Using the Web to disseminate research and affect public policy / Fred Rothbaum, Nancy F. Martland and Sandra J. Bishop-Josef -- Epilogue : combining basic and applied science in constructing sound social policy / Edward F. Zigler.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
1591474256
LCCN:
2006001679
OCLC:
63125900
International Article Number:
  • 9781591474258
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RCP:
C - S